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2012 Tornado World Championships – Day Four

Day three of the Tornado World Championships was a write off with no wind on Wednesday. The race committee evaluated their decision again at 2pm CET but then cancelled racing for the day with not a breath of wind in sight. On Wednesday evening the class held the Annual General Meeting. There was good attendance with the main point of ... Read More »

2012 Tornado World Championships – Day Two

Lake Garda delivered some fantastic conditions once again for day two of the 2012 Tornado World Championships. Three races were held on Tuesday in around 15 knots of breeze. As with every day in Lake Garda the wind started from the North fading towards midday then turning to the South and picking up. It was very much a day for ... Read More »

2012 Tornado World Championships – Day One

    Perfect conditions for day one! 41 Tornado’s from 11 different nations across the World have arrived in the beautiful scenic location of Torbole on Lake Garda, Italy for the annual Mixed and Open World Championships. The racing is being held from the 17th – 21st September. Read More »

2012 Tornado World Championships – Practice Race

Yesterday saw the first practice race of the 2012 Tornado World Championships. The race was won by Brett Burvill and Ryan Duffield from Australia sailing with their Ullman One Design Sails. There are lots of keen sailors in Torbole this year and it looks as if there is going to be some very competitive racing. Measurement went ahead okay and ... Read More »

2011 Tornado Championships Photos

If you took part in either the 2011 Tornado World or European Championships then we have a treat for you! Download all of the Hi-Res photos and video files directly from Drop Box. If you would like the photos then please drop an email to info@tornado-class.org and we will get you set up with access. Thank you to Martina Barnet ... Read More »

2011 Tornado World Champions Interview

Dany and Kostas, congratulations on your new World Title!! 38 teams from 11 nations – was it good to have a variety of sailors from across the World? It was great to sail against Tornado sailors from Brazil, Australia and Europe. It seems that as time passes more and more sailors from around the world are enjoying Tornado sailing. Kostas, ... Read More »

2011 Tornado Worlds – Results after race one

Shortly before 3pm was the long awaited first race of the Tornado World Championships on Lake Biel. The storm warnings and the hazy sky with clouds towers led to various discussions as to whether a start was too risky. 26 boats took to the water and were rewarded with one race completed. The westerly wind was blowing at a good ... Read More »

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